Westlaw Webinars – May 14 -19 / 2012

 

Make the most of your time off between classes by brushing up and expanding your WestlawNext searching skills. Westlaw provides free and easy webinars on a variety of topics to help students, faculty and others get the most of their time online.

Details & Registration Here

Monday 5/14/2012

How Does It Work? WestSearch, the New Technology Behind WestlawNext – @ 11a CT

However you want to search, WestSearch in WestlawNext will meet you there. This session will show how Westsearch can sense what you’re looking for — even beyond what you’re asking for — to deliver ranked relevant results.

Tuesday 5/15/2012

Maximize Your WestlawNext Subscription – @ 12p CT

Get the most out of your WestlawNext subscription.

  • Collaborate with colleagues.
  • Search fast and efficiently.
  • Easily browse and verify results.

Research Tips and Tricks for Paralegals@ 1p CT & Thursday 5/17 @ 11a CT

Learn how to:

  • Use Terms and Connectors on WestLawNext
  • Find by Citation
  • Find a Person
  • Find a Statute on WestLawNext
  • Find and Print
  • Choose a Database
  • Browse Table of Contents

Research Tips and Tricks for Real Property Practitioners@ 1p CT & Thursday 5/17 @ 11a CT

Learn how to:

  • Quickly find on Pont Real Property cases and other relevant documents.
  • Locate Real Property forms such as purchase and closing agreements.
  • Find the value of a property using Real Property records.
  • Complete your due diligence using people and company records, adverse filings and business tracker records.

Wednesday 5/16/2012

Top 5 Tips to Get You Started – @ 11a CT

Learn to:

  • See how to create Case Notebook folders for you client cases
  • See how to quickly import important transcripts, pleadings, research and other documents into Case Notebook
  • Start strategizing and making case connections using Case Notebook — issue code and annotate key documents
  • Quickly search and pull important documents
  • Share essential case information with others

Dominating Depositions – @ 11a CT

Learn to:

  • See how case information connects to a deponent
  • Build deposition outlines with hyperlinked exhibits
  • Provide realtime, online deposition feeds to team members – so they can analyze • testimony, and possibly suggest key questions to those in the deposition room
  • Efficiently summarize transcripts

How to Extract Maximum Useful Information from a Deposition – @ 12p CT

Learn to:

  • Create a report, prior to a deposition, highlighting a deponent’s involvement in the case
  • Create deposition outlines, with hyperlinked exhibits
  • Provide realtime, online deposition feeds to team members – so they can analyze testimony, and possibly suggest key questions to those in the deposition room
  • Summarize transcripts
  • Share important case information with colleagues and clients

Transition From Westlaw.com to WestlawNext in 20 Minutes – @ 1p CT
Learn how to get started quickly on the new platform.  This webinar session will highlight the new features and compare them to what you were familiarly with in Westlaw.com.

  • How to search.
  • How to find a document.
  • How to verify your document
  • How to keep track of research

Thursday 5/17/2012

Quickly Get Started With WestlawNext – @ 11a CT

  • How to search.
  • How to find a document.
  • How to verify your document.
  • How to keep track of your research.

Increase the Efficiency and Accuracy of your Transactional Documents – @ 1p CT

Learn how the newest transactional content and tools from Thomson Reuters Westlaw can help you:

  • Get a fast start on your documents by accessing thousands of legal forms or documents
  • Maintain concentration while drafting, by making it easy to access what you need right from your word processor
  • Minimize the time and tedium of proofing and editing your documents with our automated proofing tools

Getting Maximum Value from Case Notebook Case Reports – @ 1p CT

Learn to:

  • Create case reports
  • Find where the key players in a case are referenced within case documents
  • Produce reports on specific issues

Friday 5/18/2012

Effectively Organize and Manage your Litigation Documents with CaseNotebook – @ 11a CT

Learn to:

  • Ensure smooth collaboration by storing your documents in a centrally accessible location
  • Minimize time spent hunting for important documents by using Data Group folders
  • Instantly search through your entire case file for hot documents

HOW TO GET THE MOST VALUE FROM YOUR NEW WESTLAW FORM BUILDER PLAN@ 1p CT

Learn to:

  • Manage client and case information
  • Assemble documents for your client’s case
  • Manage clients’ documents
  • Utilize additional Form Builder functionality, including creating form sets, creating default answers, and editing case answers

 

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